Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

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  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Release Date: 1956-11-25
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 108 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Allied Artists
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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From 108 Ratings
7.3 89%


The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

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Production Allen K. Wood Production Manager
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Directing William Wyler Director
Production William Wyler Producer
Production Robert Wyler Associate Producer
Editing Robert Swink Editor
Art Ted Haworth Art Direction
Writing Michael Wilson Screenplay
Art Joseph Kish Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Dorothy Jeakins Costume Design
Editing Edward A. Biery Editor
Camera Ellsworth Fredericks Director of Photography
Writing Jessamyn West Book
Editing Robert Belcher Editor
Sound Del Harris Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Sid Mintz Wardrobe Designer